Use your RI library card to access eBooks and audiobooks on your personal devices. Includes materials in Spanish. If you don't have a Rhode Island public library card or your card has expired, you can renew or apply for a library card online through Ocean State Libraries.
Novelist provides information on 155,000 fiction titles and a wide range of content to help library staff to serve fiction readers of all ages. Includes author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.
Flipster offers an easy, browse-able reading experience. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines. The table of contents contains links for quick access to articles of interest and hotlinks within magazines are hyperlinked, opening in separate tabs when clicked. In addition, there is an option to zoom in and out for better readability.
Check your local library for availability. Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform for audio books, comics, e-books, movies, music, and TV. Hoopla allows library patrons to download or stream media content.
RI Department of Environmental Management developed a list of 50 fun, nature-based activities that Rhode Islanders can engage in at home or in their backyards, or local neighborhoods. Activities are for all ages and can be done individually or with family members. The complete list is available online in both English and Spanish, and includes apps and virtual learning opportunities, reading and educator resources, DIY and home projects, and outdoor activities.
Two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
Beginning 3/16/20 and continuing each day for the duration of the Met’s closure, an encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD Opera series will be made available from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 3:30 p.m. the following day.
Online language-learning program that can help you learn more than 70 foreign languages in an easy-to-learn manner. Mango Languages for Libraries also offers English as a Second Language courses for non-English speakers. Library card number required to track progress.
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